Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Yes, We Take Requests

About half of today's opportunities were submitted directly to us. Let your friends in HR know we're happy to help them gin up some extra resumes or even find the perfect new team member (of course, they may wonder why you're so familiar and/or enamored with a site like DCPA+CJ, but that's your problem).

The ethanol advocates at Growth Energy seek a Public Affairs Associate who can take produce effective news releases, op-eds, member newsletters, blog posts, talking points, letters to the editor, and cultivate relationships with both national and regional news outlets. Experience with social media or online organizing a plus.

Institute for Policy StudiesDevelopment Coordinator – seeking candidates with at least 5-7 years of successful experience in fundraising, preferably for a progressive organization

St. Andrew Episcopal School (Potomac, MD) seeks Assistant Director of Communications with excellent writing and communication skills, as well as experience with web communications/content management systems. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite strongly preferred.

Capitol Hill
The Washington Post seeks an organized, energetic and detail oriented Communications Coordinator to provide support to the PR team. Responsibilities include event planning, research, report generating, database management, entry-level publicity and telephone coverage. Looking for resumes with 1-3 years of experience as an admin assistant or office coordinator in a business environment.

What’s that at left? You should know that it’s cultured rat hippocampal neurons (21 days in vitro) that were incubated with amyloid-β oligomers for 1 h and then stained for tubulin (red) and amyloid-β (cyan) – at least if you want to snare the probably-great Communications Coordinator post with the bright folks at the Society for Neuroscience. We also see assorted graphic and admin opportunities available at SfN.

M+R Strategic Services are looking to identify a recent college grad with excellent online/database research skills for full-time Communications Intern opportunity.

The QED Group, an international consulting firm that provides practical solutions to social problems through sound analysis, proven management techniques, and creative implementation, seeks highly experienced Communications Manager for a broad set of duties/responsibilities.

Council on Foreign RelationsDirector, Global Communications & Media Relations – New York

Join the cleft palate-fixers and life-changers at Operation Smile as International Online Specialist – foreign language skills helpful – Norfolk, Va. We also note this New York-based Major Gifts Officer position also available

PBSGovernment Affairs Intern – you can search all, and sort by date to see several other recently-posted Intern opportunities available

USDA/Food & Nutrition ServicePublic Affairs Specialist – $74k-$115k – job ID: 12-FNS-126P – apply by Apr. 4

A caveat about this Senior Director, Public Affairs opportunity with the Nuclear Energy Institute: the attached position description notes a November 2011 effective date; we’re not sure if that’s an internal HR date of some sort or if NEI has been looking for someone for 4 or 5 months now.

The Case Foundation invests in people and ideas that can change the world. Can you convince them to invest in you as Director, Social Innovation or Communications Coordinator or Project Manager? Searches managed by Hartman Executive Advisors.

is a global health and development organization whose science-based programs help fight disease, poverty, and inequity worldwide
Mystery environmental groupOnline Marketing Coordinator – temp-to-permanent opportunity – $20-$27/hr – search managed by Brainstorm Creative Partners

We can seldom resist noting their cheerful error page of the Humane Society of the U.S.
Multiple development/fundraising opportunities (search alumni affairs/development category) available at sudden basketball powerhouse Harvard University. Don’t get too excited; they’ve probably already hit up #17 for a hefty pledge. Cambridge, MA.

American Academy of OphthalmologyManager of State Governmental Affairs

Open Society Institute
Program Assistant – apply by Mar. 23

Your Wednesday job resource has nothing to do with jobs; instead we note the substantial education blog/aggregator for your viewing pleasure.


Gordon said...

ConnellyWorks - Account Manager

ConnellyWorks, Inc., a full-service marketing communications agency located in Herndon, VA,
is seeking a dynamic, high-energy and creative individual with a passion for public service and
an interest in technology to serve as Account Manager. The ideal candidate will have at least 2-3
years of related experience and must be able to manage all strategic and tactical components of a
marketing communications program, including public relations, marketing and digital strategy.

Responsibilities include managing accounts and PR/marketing initiatives; writing press
materials; pitching media; developing content for collateral pieces, websites, whitepapers, case
studies and thought leadership pieces; providing digital/social media strategy and support; and
interfacing with clients. Candidates must demonstrate strong written, oral, project management,
and people skills; as well as be a proactive, enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to multitask
and deliver under tight deadlines. Experience in public sector or technology is preferred as is an
understanding of the role of social media in PR and marketing. Ability and desire to work in a
team-oriented, fast-paced environment is essential.

ConnellyWorks is a small, energetic, rapidly expanding organization that promotes professional
and career development in a fun and exciting work environment. We offer competitive salaries
and benefits. For more information, please visit: Email all resumes to

Anonymous said...

The Food Safety and Inspection Service of USDA is looking for 2 web managers with developer skills. The positions close in 3 weeks – April 6 – and the salary ranges from $51,630 to $115,742, so folks with a range of skills are welcome to apply.

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